We have escaped (for now) nuclear war, being run over by hurried Parisians (but not in 2016), and aggressive elderly people at the pop art exhibitions. And just like that, the year has somehow quickly ended with one month left to the horror film that was 2017.
All the leaves are brown and the Parisian sky is gray, people will keep huffing and puffing on the metro just like ever, but with raindrops making the experience all the more pitiful than it was in May…
Christian Dior: Couturier of Dreams
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Housed under the sky scraping ceilings of the Museum of Decorative Arts, the Christian Dior exhibition marks the 70th anniversary of the house of Dior. Last Summer, Dior opened up their atelier on Avenue Montaigne for a peek behind the scenes, while this year it’s all about celebrating their past and present creations.
One of the nice things about living in communist France (we’re kidding, it isn’t communist) is the cheaper prices of music festivals and concerts.
Music, art, films, some more music, some more art, it’s summer in Paris and the culture keeps rolling in. And voila, here are our picks for ten events in Paris this musical month that you should check out:
It’s the 70th anniversary of the Cannes film festival this year, and boy, has it ever looked so good. Having first began in 1946 right after the first world war, Cannes remains the largest film festival in the world that continuously raises the bar for film distribution and some of the most memorable fashion hits in the history of celebrities.
Running between Monday May 22nd through Sunday June 11th, Roland Garros is the springtime event to be at and be seen at. If there is any tennis match setting in the world to beat this one, we’re waiting for it.
Happy May Day!
As we head into the second round of the French presidential elections on May 7th and hope that the populace proves themselves to be more superior than the recent choices of their Anglo counterparts, here are three events happening the first week of May in Paris which you should check out.